Skip to main content
The Daily Republic
Subsidy cuts could mean 'death spiral' for small airports in upper Midwest
Two injured in separate crashes in Mitchell
Burr Street reconstruction set to start Monday
12 candidates line up for Mitchell City Council seats
Christiansen, Gades run for open school board seat
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Cattle market heats up as retail beef price cools
NDSU researchers eyeball new ways to grow better beef
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
Rubio's three FTs send Wolves past Pacers
Gimenez hardest transition to Twins may be getting son on the bandwagon
Tonkin polishing new cutter in Twins bullpen
New NFL rules include banning leaping block
Trump declines Nationals' Opening Day first pitch offer
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Beverly Ann LeBeau
OUR VIEW: Overcoming the wallop of construction
WOSTER: Smooth talkin' candidates
THUNE: The Department of Agriculture will be in good hands
DAUGAARD: A chance to be South Dakota's Capital for a Day
IN OTHER WORDS: Legislature wins in battle over IM 22
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
Curtis and Linda Mueller
Wells Fargo to pay $110 million to settle lawsuit over account abuses
Wells Fargo & Co said it agreed in principle to pay $110 million to settle a lawsuit by customers challenging its opening of accounts without...
5 hours 22 min ago
March 14, 2017
Trademark infringement award for Sturgis rally set aside
RAPID CITY (AP) — A federal judge has vacated a nearly $1 million trademark infringement award made to the owners of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally brand. SMRI sued Walmart and a Rapid City retailer for improperly using the Sturgis trademark on merchandise. A jury awarded $912,500...
March 14, 2017 - 11:26am
March 6, 2017
Why a weird legal dispute about whether the Snuggie is a blanket actually matters a lot
The Snuggie - the fluffy blanket with sleeves that is designed not to slip off no matter how aggressively you reach for the potato chips - received a big win recently. A U.S. trade court ruled that the product, a break-away star of TV shopping that has appeared on "Late Night With...
March 6, 2017 - 2:06pm
February 14, 2017
Doctors sue over investment that resulted in bankruptcy
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A dozen South Dakota doctors have gone to court claiming they were given false information about a hospital in which they invested. The doctors invested in Progressive Acute Care, a company that owned three hospitals in central Louisiana. PAC executives came up...
February 14, 2017 - 10:46am
January 18, 2017
U.S. sues student loan giant Navient, says it 'failed' borrowers
WASHINGTON — The largest U.S. student loan servicer, Navient Corp., cheated borrowers out of billions of dollars, often by deceiving them...
January 18, 2017 - 4:00pm
January 4, 2017
Lawsuit says Coca-Cola downplays risks of sugary drinks
Coca-Cola Co. and the American Beverage Association trade group were sued on Wednesday, Jan. 4, for allegedly misleading consumers about the...
January 4, 2017 - 2:34pm
December 7, 2016
Lawyer says state has a "compelling interest" to reduce appearance of corruption via IM 22
PIERRE — The Anti-Corruption Act approved by a majority of South Dakota voters last month is constitutional and doesn't hamper the existing employment arrangements of legislators or their family members, according to the state attorney general's office. A group of more than...
December 7, 2016 - 6:19pm
December 1, 2016
South Dakota's new anti-corruption laws, passed by voters, head to court next week
PIERRE — State Circuit Judge Mark Barnett plans to hear arguments Thursday, Dec. 8, on whether South Dakota's new anti-corruption law should remain in effect. A group of 24 Republican legislators, three of their spouses and one lobbying organization want the judge to issue an...
December 1, 2016 - 6:20pm
November 2, 2016
Mitchell man suing Coca-Cola after allegedly finding mouse in can
A Mitchell man is suing Coca-Cola after he allegedly grew ill from drinking a can of pop that had a mouse inside of it. Court documents state...
November 2, 2016 - 5:56pm
Trump's campaign should be fair game in Trump University trial: lawyers
(Reuters) - Statements Donald Trump has made during his presidential run should generally be admissible in an upcoming civil trial over alleged...
November 2, 2016 - 3:16pm
October 8, 2016
ABC's Diane Sawyer asks that 'pink slime' case be dismissed
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — ABC anchor Diane Sawyer, correspondent Jim Avila and the network are asking a South Dakota judge to dismiss a $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit over the network's reports on a meat producer's lean, finely textured beef product, which critics dubbed "pink slime."...
October 8, 2016 - 10:20am
October 4, 2016
SD Supreme Court upholds decisions in Avera suit
The Supreme Court affirmed a local court's decisions last week regarding discrimination and defamation claims filed against an Avera hospital...
October 4, 2016 - 6:40pm
September 17, 2016
Lawsuit settled over 2008 hunting accident in South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The wife of a South Dakota man who was killed in a 2008 hunting accident has settled her lawsuit against Remington Arms Co. Carol O'Neal filed the complaint in 2011 over the death of her husband, Lanny, who was killed while deer hunting with friends and family...
September 17, 2016 - 10:02am
September 10, 2016
Ex- player sues city over alleged batting cage incident
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A former college baseball player has sued the city of Sioux Falls over an alleged incident at a batting cage nearly two years ago. The Argus Leader reports that former University of Sioux Falls player Jordan Jeske filed the lawsuit in federal court Thursday. Jeske,...
September 10, 2016 - 10:21am
August 19, 2016
Minnehaha County sues state over denied bridge grant
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Minnehaha County is suing the state for denying a grant to fix a bridge near Brandon. The Argus Leader reports that the County Commission voted unanimously this week to hire a law firm to handle their appeal. County Commissioner Jeff Barth says $2.2 million is...
August 19, 2016 - 11:35am